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These Links Will Take You to Information on Cat Topics
Diabetes in Cats
Diabetes can be a very confusing disease to understand, and be overwhelming to the owner at first. These links will give you the information and the support you need when taking care of your diabetic cat.
- Diabetes Mellitus An article at Washington State University Veterinary College about Diabetes. A good description of the disease with lots of pictures about giving injections.
- Managing Diabetes in Cats Brought to you by Intervet®, a company that sells insulin for pets. Follow the links on the right side of the page for brief descriptions.
- FelineDiabetes.com FelineDiabetes.com is a complete pet health guide to treatment of diabetes mellitus in cats.
- Managing the Diabetic Cat The British site fabcats.com article with pictures and text.
- PetDiabetes.com This Pet Diabetes website is designed to give you quick reference to URL links that may answer many of your questions.
- CanineDiabetes.org Providing Educational Information, Internet Resources, Personal Experiences, and Support for Owners of Diabetic Pets. There are cat specific links on this page.
- VIDEO - Caring for Your Diabetic Cat Excellent video, divided into 6 parts if you have a slow internet connection, at the Cornell Cat Care Center. See and hear how to draw up the insulin and give injections safely and easily. Look at the list of links in the upper left hand corner below the banner.
- VIDEO - Insulin Therapy in Cats Brought to you by Intervet, a company that sells insulin for pets. At the bottom of the article click on "Video describing injection technique of insulin". Short, but very informative.
Chronic Kidney Failure in Cats
Unfortunately, many of our feline friends develop kidney failure in later life. The good news is that owners can help their cat feel better and live longer by learning how to give sub-cutaneous fluids at home. These links will help you understand the disease process.
- Kidney Problems in Cats A collection of articles about kidney problems in cats from the British FAB.cats site.
- Feline CRF Information Center A website dedeicated to Chronic Renal Failure in cats.
- Kidney Failure by C. Newman, DVM.
Diseases in Cats
- Asthma in Cats Discussion of the disease and treatments.
- Dr Plotkin at Manhattan Cat Specialists This site has an excellent library of articles on cat diseases.
- Feline Advisory Bureau aka FabCats This British web site has a large collection of articles for cat owners. Some links contain pages to further links, so be sure to explore.
- Winn Feline Foundation Winn supplies cat health information from experts, including the results of grants for feline health research.
- American Association of Feline Practitioners The AAFP is like the American Medical Association for cat doctors, and has lots of good information regarding feline health.
- The PetCenter.com: The Internet Animal Hospital A website dedicated to providing accurate, informative, and easy-to-understand pet health care information. ThePetCenter.com is committed to enhancing the quality of life for dogs and cats by educating pet owners.
Behavior Problems and Solutions
- Cats International A variety of articles pertaining to behavior in cats. Natural cat behavior, behavior problems and training are addressed.
- Cat Behavior Tip Sheets The Humane Society of the United States website has a collection of articles on cat behavior problems. This link will take you to a page full of links.
- Indoor Cat Initiative If you keep your cat indoors you will want to visit this site. Sometimes our feline friends can get bored and then develop undesirable behaviors if kept indoors.
This is a collection of links that will help you nurture kittens. While we may not agree with everything stated on the sites, in general the advice given is very good.
- Kitten Care Handbook Extensive written description with excellent detail. If you only visit one site, make it this one. Also has tips for people who have recently adopted a new kitten or cat, and want to make sure everything goes smoothly.
- Guide to Raising Orphan Kittens Complete guide from UC Davis Vet School Shelter Medicine Program.
- Hand Rearing Kittens Nice description at the British site fabcats.com.
- How to Care for an Orphan Kitten Short description of the process, but has some excellent charts.
- Temporary Formula for Kittens KMR is the best nourishment for kittens, but if you are unable to obtain KMR immediately, here is a temporary formula:
- Hand-Raising Orphan Kittens Written description is brief.
- Tube Feeding a Kitten Description and drawing of tube feeding a kitten, in addition to general information on the care of orphan kittens.